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Today’s traffic: 2 wrecks on Brookshire

The trouble spot for motorists at 8:15 a.m. Friday is on Brookshire Boulevard in northwest Charlotte.

Police are reporting a pair of collisions, and traffic is slow in the area. Motorists can expect delays until at least 8:30 a.m.

At 8:15 a.m., police reported a multi-vehicle wreck on inbound East Independence Boulevard. The collision was on the approach to Eastway Drive, and traffic is stacking up quickly.

There also are a number of other collisions around the region, and congestion is slowing traffic on the interstate highways.

Here is the 8:15 a.m. update:

I-77 southbound, Lake Norman area ... Congestion; trafic moving 20-30 mph from Brawley School Road (Exit 35) down to Gilead Road (Exit 23).

Brookshire Boulevard ... Collisions at Bellhaven Road and farther inbound approaching Oakdale Road; inbound traffic slowed to 20-25 mph through the area.

I-85 southbound, Cabarrus County ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from George Liles Parkway (Exit 54) down to Mallard Creek Church Road (Exit 46).

Albemarle Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 10-15 mph from Lawyers Road to Sharon Amity Road.

Independence Boulevard inbound ... Wreck reported at 8:15 a.m., between Albemarle Road and Eastway Drive; traffic bunching up rapidly, back to Sharon Amity Road.

Providence Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from the Arboretum to Wendover Road.

I-485 inner loop, south Mecklenburg ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Providence Road to South Boulevard.

Johnston Road inbound ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-20 mph from the state line north to I-485.

I-77 northbound, south Charlotte ... Congestion; traffic moving 20-30 mph from Carowinds Boulevard up to Remount Road.

U.S. 321, Gaston County ... Congestion; traffic moving 15-25 mph in each direction, between I-85 and Dallas-Cherryville Highway.

Rea Road at Edenbridge Court ... Collision at 8:05 a.m.; minor delays.

Carmel Road at Sharon View Lane ... Collision with injuries at 7:55 a.m.; minor to moderate delays.

Eastway Drive at Kilborne Road ... Police clearing an earlier wreck; minor delays.

Moores Chapel Road at McCorkle Road ... Collision; minor delays.

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